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Vishwaroopam, David: It's raining Flops at the BO

Last updated on: February 4, 2013 15:26 IST

Vishwaroopam, David: It's raining Flops at the BO

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Last Friday saw four major film releases -- Vishwaroopam, David, Mai and Listen Amaya -- at the box office.

While Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam got a below average opening, 
Bejoy Nambiar's David  opened with average collections but failed to improve over the weekend.

Trade analyst Vinod Mirani gives box office verdict for the week.

Vishwaroopam

Cast: Kamal Haasan, Shekhar Kapur, Pooja Kumar

Director: Kamal Haasan

What works: Kamal Haasan's star power, Cinematography

What doesn't: Lengthy film, Amateurish plot

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Below Average

Read the reviews here, here and here


Image: Kamal Haasan in Vishwaroopam


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David

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Cast: Neil Nitin Mukesh, Vikram, Vinay Virmani, Isha Sharvani, Tabu

Director: Bejoy Nambiar

What works: Screenplay, Cast
 
What doesn't: Complicated plot

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop
 

Image: Movie poster of David


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Mai

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Cast: Asha Bhosle, Padmimi Kolhapure, Ram Kapoor

Director: Mahesh Kodiyal

What works: Asha Bhosle

What doesn't: Script, Cinematography

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop.
 

Image: Asha Bhosle in Mai


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Listen Amaya

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Cast: Farooque Shaikh and Deepti Naval, Swara Bhaskar

Director: Avinash Kumar Singh

What works: Performances

What doesn't: Weak Script

Number of weeks: New

BO verdict: Flop

Read the review here


Image: Farooque Shaikh and Deepti Naval in Listen Amaya


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Race 2

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Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, John Abraham, Jacquelien Fernandez, Anil Kapoor and Ameesha Patel

Director: Abbas-Mustan

What works: Production values, star power

What doesn't: Dialogues, hackneyed plot

Number of weeks: 1

BO verdict: Hit

Read the review here


Image: Deepika Padukone and Saif Ali Khan in Race 2


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